Rare items from home of UK's Diana to be auctioned





Rare antiques from the ancestral home of Diana, Princess of Wales — including a 12 million pound ($18 million) Rubens portrait from the 17th Century — will be offered for sale this summer, an auction house said Monday.

Christie's auction house said it will sell about 20 million pounds ($30 million) worth of artifacts from Althorp House, in Northamptonshire, central England.

Other lots include English and French furniture, a mid-17th Century painting by Giovanni Francesco Barbieri and 19th Century horse-drawn carriages.


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